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Curiosity
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Alberto Manguel
 
An eclectic history of human curiosity, a great feast of ideas, and a memoir of a reading life from the internationally celebrated Alberto Manguel
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Adonis to Zorro: Oxford Dictionary of...
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Andrew Delahunty; Sheila Dignen
 
An absorbing dictionary that clearly explains the meanings of references and allusions that are likely to be encountered in modern English. Drawing on the resources of the Oxford English Corpus...
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Gwynne's Latin: The Ultimate...
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N.M. Gwynne
 
Suitable for anyone interested in learning Latin, this title helps you teach more Latin in half an hour than you would learn from years of being taught Latin at school...
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Alphabetical: How Every Letter Tells ...
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Michael Rosen
From Alphabets to Zipcodes, the surprising story of our 26 letters from million-selling author and Radio 4 language expert, Michael Rosen.
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Lawyer's Latin
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John Gray
 
Few learn Latin in school and young lawyers with minimal knowledge of the language experience difficulty as they continue to meet it, particularly in old reported cases, academic articles and...
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Begat: The King James Bible and the...
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David Crystal
 
The King James Bible has contributed more to English than any other source. In this enlightening book David Crystal asks why. He looks at how its words have been given...
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Through the language glass
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Deutscher, G.
 
Does language reflect the culture of a society in any profound sense? Is our mother-tongue a lens through which we perceive the world? Can different languages lead...
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Is That a Fish in Your Ear?:...
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David Bellos
 
How do we really make ourselves understood to other people? This book shows how, from puns to poetry, news bulletins to the Bible, Asterix to Swedish films, translation is at...
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I met lucky people: The Story of the...
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Yaron Matras
 
In the Middle Ages, it was believed they had come out of Egypt. And yet their language shares a number of words with Greek, and has its roots in India...
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Holy Sh*t: A Brief History of Swearing
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Melissa Mohr
 
A humorous, trenchant and fascinating examination of how Western culture's taboo words have evolved over the millennia
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The Language Wars: A History of ...
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Henry Hitchings
 
What really is correctness? Why do people care so much about it? What is at stake in the quarrel about good and bad usage?
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Odd Job Man: Some Confessions of a...
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Jonathon Green
 
Collects the indefinable language of the gutter, the brothel, the jail, the barroom - producing a succession of dictionaries.
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The Missing Ink: How Handwriting Made...
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Philip Hensher
 
A smart, funny book about the rise and slow death of the art of handwriting; and why it still matters.
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Idiomantics: The Weird World of...
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Philip Gooden; Peter Lewis
 
Idiomantics is a unique exploration of the world of idiomatic phrases. To cite three examples - from American English, Dutch and Italian - what on Earth are a snow job...
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For the Love of Letters: The Joy of...
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John O'Connell
 
Handwritten is a celebration of letter-writing in all its guises
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Salt of the Earth: Origins and...
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National Trust
 
A charming, attractively illustrated collection of country sayings with their origins and meanings.
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